Why ‘The Goonies’ Sequel Will Confirm Your Status as a Senior Citizen and Kill Your Already Dead Childhood

Goonies castRichard Donner – director of the original beloved Goonies film about a group of typically mischievous children on an underground treasure hunt – told TMZ “We’re doin’ a sequel” just this morning.

As exciting as that may sound, think about what it really means. A bunch nods to the original (the truffle shuffle, “Goonies never say die!” shots of the famous “Goonies house” in Astoria, Oregon, the oldest, most haunted town west of the Rockies), and maybe some cameos that might keep a fraction of the diehard, easily-pleased fans satisfied, but do the rest of us not know better?

First of all, John Matuszak, the man who played sloth – a former defensive lineman for the Houston Oilers – died of an overdose four years after The Goonies (1985) debuted in theaters (and grossed a surprising $9 million at the box office, btw).  Continue reading “Why ‘The Goonies’ Sequel Will Confirm Your Status as a Senior Citizen and Kill Your Already Dead Childhood”

30 Seconds To Mars Recruit Lindsay Lohan, Kanye and More for ‘City of Angels’


Jared Leto and Thirty Seconds To Mars continue their streak of lengthy, cheesy, over-the-top videos with “City of Angels,” which begins with testaments to the beauty and destruction of L.A. by celebrities.

Cameos include Kanye West, Olivia Wilde, Corey Feldman, Selena Gomez, Juliette Lewis, James Franco, Ashley Olsen, Lily Collins, Alan Cumming, Lindsay Lohan, Shaun White, a porn star, two impersonators (Michael Jackson and Marilyn Monroe) and the late Christopher Reeve.  Continue reading “30 Seconds To Mars Recruit Lindsay Lohan, Kanye and More for ‘City of Angels’”